Warrant For Murder Served on Father

Date: 09/03/2015       3:45 PM
Location: 4900 High Meadow Drive
Offense: Murder
P.C. 19.02      First Degree Felony
Case Number: 1509030099
Corpus Christi Police Detectives obtained a murder warrant for a father accused of causing the death of his child by physically assaulting him back on September 3 in the 4900 block of High Meadow Drive.

The father, Rene Anthony Garcia (06/12/1969), physically assaulted the child by shaking the three month old boy. The child was taken to Driscoll Children’s Hospital by CCFD EMS and died on Saturday, September 5.

The father was arrested that evening on charges of injury to a child.

This morning Detectives obtained an arrest warrant on the father for murder and they served it while he was still at the Nueces County Jail on the original charge. The arrest warrant for murder has a bond amount of $350,000.